What most people probably don’t know is VFP was founded in 1985, not during the Vietnam war or as a result of the Iraq war. And locally most people are only familiar with John and other veterans as activists. So the discussion will center around the VFP story on a group level while also pieces of Doug and John’s individual narratives. The idea is to offer listeners a portrait of VFP’s commitment to peace through personal stories.
- The mayor of Los Angeles co-signed a letter to the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency requesting that its agents not identify themselves as "police" during operations in the city.
- The annular solar eclipse, which will leave just a sliver of sun shining behind the moon, will be visible from the southern hemisphere Sunday. Here's how to watch, even if you're outside its path.
- The president tweeted that he will not attend this year's dinner. He'll be the first president to do so since Reagan missed it in 1981, after he was shot.
- At a time when incubators were rejected by most doctors, Martin Couney treated Horn with one at a sideshow of premature infants. She died earlier this month, 96 years after most experts expected.